Suspect sought in overnight Lafayette robbery

Suspect sought in overnight Lafayette robbery
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POSTED: Friday, September 20, 2013 - 2:00am

UPDATED: Friday, September 20, 2013 - 2:04am

Authorities are searching for an armed robbery suspect.

On September 19, at approximately 1:50 a.m., Lafayette Police responded to an armed robbery incident at an apartment complex in the 200 block of Theatre Street.

The two male victims told officers they were between buildings in the complex when a black male with a bandana covering his face approached them. The suspect produced a gun and demanded that the victims empty their pockets. The suspect then fled the area on foot with property belonging to the victims.

The suspect is described as a black male, medium build, approximately 5’10” tall with short braids. Neither victim was injured during the incident.

Detectives are encouraging anyone with information about the incident or the identity of the suspect to contact Lafayette Police or Crime Stoppers at 337-232-TIPS.

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